New Castle News

December 19, 2012

Man charged with water meter theft

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — A 27-year-old New Castle man was arrested for the alleged theft of a water meter and copper wire.

New Castle police have charged John Glenn Salomon Jr. of 231 N. Crawford Ave. with receiving stolen property.

Police said they saw Salomon walking on Neshannock Boulevard around 11:30 a.m. Thursday as they were responding to a report of a burglary in progress on that street. Salomon was carrying a bag containing a water meter, copper wring and miscellaneous tools.

Salomon told police he took the wiring and meter from a house in the 400 block of Croton Avenue, according to police.